Frank Lampard makes revealing admission about Chelsea

Frank Lampard admits that it would be his dream to manage Chelsea one day, after he has hung up his playing boots for good

Frank Lampard has revealed that he would love to manage Chelsea one day – as long as the time was right.

The Chelsea legend is currently enjoying the closing stages of his career playing for New York City in the MLS.

Lampard has made no secret of his desire to venture into management once his playing days finally come to an end.

The former Blues superstar has close connections with Chelsea and is the club’s all-time leading goal-scorer.

And the veteran midfielder has admitted that he would love to take over at Chelsea should the opportunity present itself in the future, admitting that it would be a “dream”.

Speaking in an interview with Soccer AM on Sky Sports, Lampard said: “If I was good enough, if they [Chelsea] wanted me and it was the right time.

“As a Chelsea man or not, the job is one of the pinnacles of football, they are one of the top clubs in the world now. And I’m a Chelsea man. I wouldn’t have to move house!

“It might be a different route for me and might take a while but the dream would be to manage Chelsea one day.

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“There was a period earlier in my career where I really fancied it, then I thought I don’t fancy the managerial thing.

“Now, I’m back onto it. The problem is I’ve got to get my badges and the hard thing for me is to have time to do it.

“As soon as I finish playing I’d like to take it up and maybe be a manager.

“It’s hard though because I only want the Chelsea job.”

Lampard has scored 12 goals in 17 appearances for New York City so far this season.

Chelsea, meanwhile, returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Hull City before the international break.

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